Jeffrey Mitchell produced this touching 43-minute documentary that takes a look at his father's life. His father, Duke Mitchell, is best remembered today for his role in the cult classic BELA LUGOSI MEETS A BROOKLYN GORILLA and his directorial debut MASSACRE MAFIA STYLE but there was a lot more to him than just these two movies. His son, who spent many years singing with his father, does an excellent job at telling his story and there's no question that there are some very big laughs to be had here. There's also a lot of name dropping so we get to hear stories involving Jerry Lewis and Henry Fonda but the highlights are the stories dealing with Frank Sinatra. One great story involves Frank getting rather upset that his wife, Mia Farrow, was out with another man. It really does seem like Duke was everything you'd expect and this tribute was extremely well-done and touching. There are some clips from his movies played as well as some home movies but the majority of the running time has Jeffrey telling the stories and sharing personal memories of his father.
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